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[audio]Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri - anonymous
LibriVox recording in Latin of "Histroria Apollohii Regis Tyri" by an anonymous author, read by zaaf, proofed by Memnon, and produced by Karen Merline. Apollonius of Tyre is the subject of an ancient short novella, popular during medieval times. Existing in numerous forms in many languages, the text is thought to be translated from an ancient Greek manuscript, now lost. The earliest manuscripts of the tale, in a Latin version, date from the 9th or 10th century; the most widespread Latin versions...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Latin; Latin literature
Downloads: 10,364
[audio]De Bello Gallico Libri Septem - Gaius Julius Caesar
LibriVox recording of De Bello Gallico Libri Septem, by Gaius Julius Caesar. In this book the famous Gaius Julius Caesar himself describes the seven years of his war in Gaul. When Caesar got proconsul of Gallia and Illyria in 58 B.C, the conquest of land in Gaul was an urgent need, both to improve his political standing and to calm his creditors in Rome. So Caesar claims his interest for a very large area already in the first sentence...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Latin; Latin literature; Caesar; Gallic wars
Downloads: 4,012
[audio]De Agricultura - Marcus Porcius Cato
LibriVox recording of De Agricultura by Marcus Porcius Cato. Read in Latin by MaloneNoted for being the most extensive piece of early Latin prose, it abounds in archaic imperatives and shows an almost total lack of subordinate clauses. Its subject matter is the pedestrian business of managing a Roman farm in the second century BC. The simplicity, however, may be only partially genuine. For Cato had a strong political and social agenda, based on the rejection of foreign, i.e., Greek, influences ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Latin Literature; Roman history; agriculture; farming; ancient agriculture
Downloads: 635
[audio]The Eclogues - Publius Vergilius Maro
LibriVox recording of The Eclogues, by Publius Vergilius Maro (aka Virgil). This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona) The translator of this version is unknown...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Latin; poetry; Virgil
Downloads: 4,521 (1 review)
[audio]Eclogae - Publius Vergilius Maro
LibriVox recording of Eclogae, by Publius Vergilius Maro (aka Virgil). Read in the original Latin. This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona)This recording is done in the original Latin, in the form of a dramatic reading:...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Latin; poetry; Virgil
Downloads: 13,310
[audio]The Natural History, volume 3 - Pliny the Elder
LibriVox recording of The Natural History, volume 3, by Pliny the Elder. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available to Pliny...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; classics; Latin literature; Natural History
Downloads: 1,136
[audio]The Natural History, volume 2 - Pliny the Elder
LibriVox recording of The Natural History, volume 2, by Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available to Pliny. The work became a model for all later encyclopedias in terms of the breadth of subject matter examined, the ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; classics; Latin literature; Natural History
Downloads: 2,781
[audio]Metamorphoses - Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid)
LibriVox recording of Metamorphoses, by Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid). Read by Librivox volunteers. The Metamorphoses of Ovid is probably one of the best known, certainly one of the most influential works of the Ancient world. It consists of a narrative poem in fifteen books that describes the creation and history of the world through mythological tales, starting with a cosmogony and finishing with the deification of Julius Caesar...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Latin literature; Ovid; Metamorphoses; mythology
Downloads: 29,187 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Biblia Sacra Vulgata: Psalmi XXII
Librivox recording of Psalmi XXII, from the Biblia Sacra Vulgata. Read in Latin by Jim Cadwell Psalm 22 appears as Psalm 23 in modern English translations of the Bible. - Psalmi XXII Bibliae Sacrae Vulgatae, recitatus in lingua Latina. (Summary by Jim Cadwell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; latin; psalm; bible
Downloads: 33,017
[audio]Heroides - Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid)
LibriVox recording of Ovid's "Heroides", read by Librivox Volunteers, proofed and coordinated by Leni, and produced by Karen Merline. The Heroides, also known as the Heroines, the Letters of the Heroines or simply as Epistles are a very famous collection of poems by Ovid, not only for their interesting subject - letters by famous mythological characters addressed to their beloved ones - but also because it's considered by some the first example of the Epistle as a literary genre - a statement ma...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; classics; Latin literature
Downloads: 12,514
[audio]Metamorphosis or The Golden Ass - Lucius Apuleius
LibriVox recording of Metamorphosis or The Golden Ass, by Lucius Apuleius. The Metamorphosis, also known as The Golden Ass, is one of the very few novels of the Ancient World that survived to our days; one of the two novels of Roman Literature that we can still read; and the only one preserved in its entirety (the other one being the extremely fragmentary Satyricon). The story of the Metamorphosis, the tale of a man turned into a donkey that goes through many adventures to become a man again, in...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Classics; Latin literature; Latin novel; Metamorphosis; Metamorphoses; Golden Ass
Downloads: 7,789
[audio]De Rerum Natura - Titus Lucretius Carus
LibriVox recording of De Rerum Natura, by Titus Lucretius Carus. Read by Malone. An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the fear of death as the cause of man's ills, and shows the way to freedom from that fear. (Summary by bropops4) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page f...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Latin; Latin literature; Roman republic; Lucretius; Latin Poetry; Didactic Poetry; Atomic theory; Epicurianism; Materialism; History of Science; Scientific Method
Downloads: 2,848
[audio]Institutio Oratoria or On the Education of an Orator, volume 1 - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
LibriVox recording of Institutio Oratoria or On the Education of an Orator, volume 1, by Quintilian. Read by Leni. Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was of Spanish origin, being born about 35 A.D. at Calagurris. At Rome he met with great success as a teacher and was the first rhetorician to set up a genuine public school and to receive a salary from the State. He left behind him a treatise "On the causes of the decadence of Roman oratory" (De causis corruptae eloquentiae), some speeches and his magnum ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; classics; Latin literature; Rhetoric; Oratory; Education
Downloads: 1,299
[audio]Georgica - Publius Vergilius Maro
LibriVox recording of Georgica, by Publius Vergilius Maro. Read in Latin by Malone. Vergil's Georgica is the culmination of a long tradition in antiquity of poems about agriculture, beginning with Hesiod in the eighth c. BC. His poem is a rich admixture of allusion to that tradition: didactic poem, eulogium of Augustus, the neoteric epyllion about Orpheus,Epicurean philosophy as presented by his predecessor and model, Lucretius...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Latin Literature; didactic poetry; Vergil; agriculture; Augustan age
Downloads: 925
[audio]The Natural History, volume 1 - Pliny the Elder
LibriVox recording of The Natural History, volume 1, by Pliny the Elder. "Naturalis Historia" (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available to Pliny. The work became a model for all later encyclopedias in terms of the breadth of subject matter examined, th...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; classics; Latin literature; Roman literature; Pliny; Natural History
Downloads: 12,206
[audio]On the Nature of Things - Titus Lucretius Carus
LibriVox recording of On the Nature of Things, by Titus Lucretius Carus. Written in the first century b.C., On the Nature of Things (in Latin, "De Rerum Natura") is a poem in six books that aims at explaining the Epicurean philosophy to the Roman audience. Among digressions about the importance of philosophy in men's life and praises of Epicurus, Lucretius created a solid treatise on the atomic theory, the falseness of religion and many kinds of natural phenomena...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; classics; Latin literature; philosophy; poetry, epicurism; Lucretius
Downloads: 20,738
[audio]Ars Poetica and Carmen Saeculare - Horatius Flaccus, Quintus
LibriVox recordings in Latin and English of Ars Poetica (translated by Masom & Watt and Andrew Wood) and Carmen Secularae (translated by John Conington) by Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Reading by Leni, proofed and produced by Karen Merline. The Ars Poetica, by Horace, also known as Epistula ad Pisones, is a treatise on poetry written in the form of a letter, and published around 18 B.C. In it, Horace defines and exemplifies the nature, scope and correct way of writing poetry...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; ancient classics; classics; Latin language; poetry
Downloads: 5,599
[audio]A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, or the Causes of Corrupt Eloquence - Publius Cornelius Tacitus
LibriVox recording of A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, or the Causes of Corrupt Eloquence, by Publius Cornelius Tacitus. Read by Leni. The scene of the Dialogus de Oratoribus, as this work is commonly known, is laid in the sixth year of Vespasian, 75 a.D. The commentators are much divided in their opinions about the real author; his work they all agree is a masterpiece in the kind; written with taste and judgement; entertaining, profound, and elegant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Latin literature; rhetoric; dialogue; oratory; classics; Tacitus
Downloads: 5,626
[audio]Historical Tales, Vol III: Spanish American - Charles Morris
LibriVox recording of Historical Tales, Vol III: Spanish American, by Charles Morris. Read by Kalynda. Volume III of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This third volume covers the discovery, colonization, founding, and early years of the countries of South America, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; Latin America; Caribbean; children; young adult
Downloads: 6,691
[audio]Commentaries on the Gallic War - Caesar, Gaius Julius
LibriVox recording of Commentaries on the Gallic War, by Gaius Julius Caesar. Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination. The work has been a mainstay in the teaching of Latin to schoolchildren, its simple, direct prose lendin...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Latin literature; Caesar; Gaul; Gallic war
Downloads: 23,917 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Aeneidis Libri XII - Publius Vergilius Maro
LibriVox recording of Aeneidis Libri XII, by Publius Vergilius Maro. Read by Malone. Aeneas flees the destruction of Troy, abandons Dido, queen of the Carthaginians, and wends his way to Latium in Italy, where slaying Turnus, leader of native resistance, he founds the future Rome. (Summary by Malone) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Aeneid; Vergil; Epic; Roman Literature; Latin Literature
Downloads: 43,545
[audio]Birdseye Views of Far Lands - James T. Nichols
LibriVox recording of Birdseye Views of Far Lands by James T. Nichols. Birdseye Views of Far Lands is an interesting, wholesome presentation of something that a keen-eyed, alert traveler with the faculty of making contrasts with all classes of people in all sorts of places, in such a sympathetic way as to win their esteem and confidence, has been able to pick up as he has roamed over the face of the earth for a quarter of a century...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; travel; europe; asia; south america; latin america
Downloads: 1,835
[audio]Christmas Carol Collection 2012 - Various
LibriVox Christmas Carol Collection, 2012. LibriVox volunteers bring you this year's selection of 23 sacred and secular carols, hymns and Christmas songs, in English, French, German, Japanese and Latin. The collection comprises: 1. LATIN: Adeste Fideles Words and music by John Francis Wade (1711–1786), sung by Chessie Joy 2. GERMAN: Alle Jahre wieder Words: Wilhelm Hey (1789-1854); Music: Friedrich Philipp Silcher (1789-1860), sung by Julia Niedermaier 3...
Keywords: librivox; audio; christmas; carols; music; Japanese; French; Latin; English; German; Christmas music
Downloads: 4,649
[audio]Epistulae Morales Selectae - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
LibriVox recording of Epistulae Morales Selectae, by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Read in Latin by Malone. Seneca is an important repository of Stoic doctrine. His reputation, based on the ancient testimony, has remained ambiguous down to the present day: he was a Stoic hero who attempted to advise Nero, he was a dissolute hypocrite, he was a Christian saint. That said, his letters provided a format for philosophical discourse that long remained valid for Western Europe...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; ancient philosophy; stoicism; philosophy; Latin literature; Seneca the younger; ancient history
Downloads: 1,045
[audio]On the Nature of the Gods - Marcus Tullius Cicero
LibriVox recording of On the Nature of the Gods, by Cicero. Translated by Charles Duke Yonge. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. De Natura Deorum (On the Nature of the Gods) outlines Stoic, Epicurean and Academic (Skeptical) views on religious questions. Problems discussed include: evil, the origin of the world, divination, and characteristics of God(s). (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if avai...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Philosophy; Theology; Roman; Latin; Cicero; Academic; Skeptic; God; Gods; Religion
Downloads: 2,672 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Christmas Carol Collection 2011 - Various
LibriVox's 2011 Christmas Carol Collection. LibriVox volunteers bring you this year's selection of 25 sacred and secular carols and Christmas songs, in English, German and Latin. The collection comprises: Christ was Born on Christmas Day Words by John Mason Neale (1818-1866), Music C14 German, arranged by Rev. Charles Lewis Hutchins (1838-1920) Christmas Lullaby or Dear Little Stranger by Charlotte G...
Keywords: librivox; audio; christmas; carols; music; deutsch; Latin; English; German; Christmas music
Downloads: 33,615
[audio]Christmas Short Works Collection 2009 - Various
Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. A merry Christmas to you all! The collection comprises: English: 03 The Sweet Miracle by Eça de Queiroz Trans. Edgar Prestage, read by Leni. 05 Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land by Ellis Towne, Sophie May and Ella Farman, read by Jan MacGillivray...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; christmas; stories; carol; poem; poetry; Russian; German; Hungarian; Portuguese; Spanish; Latin
Downloads: 16,396
[audio]LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 001
LibriVox recording of LibriVox Language Learning Collection Volume 001. This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciatio...
Keywords: LIbrivox; audiobook; languages; learning; grammar; Arabic; French; English; Anglo-saxon; Esperanto; Latin; Greek; Persian
Downloads: 50,788
[audio]The LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 004
LibriVox recording of the LibriVox Language Learning Collection, Vol. 004. This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronuncia...
Keywords: language learning; Latin; English; French; Esperanto; Chinese; English Grammar; Polychronicon; Phonetic spelling; Arabic; Writing; Aural; Unua Libro
Downloads: 4,788
[audio]LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 002 - Various
LibriVox recording of LibriVox Language Learning Collection Volume 002. This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciatio...
Keywords: language; language learning; linguistics; aural; Spanish; Anglo-Saxon; Old English; Latin; French; Egyptian Arabic; Masri; English; English; Slips of Speech; Double English; The Chaos; Greek; Persian; Arabic; Esperanto; self-taught; phrasebook; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 20,724
[audio]LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 003
LibriVox recording of the LibriVox Language Learning Collection, Vol. 003, by Various. This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for corre...
Keywords: language learning; language course; grammar; lessons; linguistics; philology; international language; Unua Libro; Hidāyatu'n-Nahw; Slips of Speech; Latin; Esperanto; Greek; French; Spanish; Arabic; Volapük; Volapuk; 'Abdu’l-Bahá; Zamenhof; Sprague; Sir William Jones; Beresford; Ibn al-Hājib; language; self-taught; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 9,343
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